Surprising Provision In Bill Shortens Months In the health care overhaul bill, there is apparently language that will shorten each month of the year, effective April 1. Critics damn the provision as foolish, but supporters point to cost savings for the federal government, which spends about $8 billion per day.
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Surprising Provision In Bill Shortens Months

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Surprising Provision In Bill Shortens Months

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Surprising Provision In Bill Shortens Months

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In the health care overhaul bill, there is apparently language that will shorten each month of the year, effective April 1. Critics damn the provision as foolish, but supporters point to cost savings for the federal government, which spends about $8 billion per day.

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Julie Rovner, health policy correspondent, NPR
Paul Krugman, 2008 Nobel Laureate, professor of economics and international affairs at Princeton University, and columnist for the New York Times